Posted Thu Dec 17, 2015 at 08:17 AM PST by Brian Hoss
An early finale?
'Minecraft: Story Mode Episode 4 - A Block and a Hard Place' is hitting all platforms on Tuesday, December 22nd. In an interesting turn, this episode is a story arc finale, which means that the subsequent fifth episode will begin a new story though likely with the same cast.
This early finale, much like the quick succession of episodes, is a big change from Telltale's normal scheduling and pacing.
Telltale has shared both a summary and the trailer for Episode 4.
Here is that spoiler-filled preview:
In Episode Four, with the fearsome Wither Storm more dangerous than ever, Jesse, Reuben, and the crew discover there is one thing that can destroy the command block at the heart of the monster - but they'll need to brave the perils of the Farlands to find it. As uneasy allies and ailing friends threaten to tear the group apart, can they defeat the Wither Storm in their final battle? And what sacrifices must be made to succeed? Find out in Episode Four's epic 'Wither Storm Finale' that will turn the page on one chapter before adventures begin anew in the mysterious Episode Five launching in early 2016.
Telltale is also offering a boxed retail version, the 'Minecraft: Story Mode - Season Pass Disc,' (PS4, Xbox One, PS4, & 360). This version has the first episode on disc, and will provide access to the other episodes as they are released.
In Minecraft: Story Mode, playing as either a male or female hero named 'Jesse,' you'll embark on a perilous adventure across the Overworld, through the Nether, to the End, and beyond. You and your friends revere the legendary Order of the Stone: Warrior, Redstone Engineer, Griefer, and Architect; slayers of the Ender Dragon. While at EnderCon in hopes of meeting Gabriel the Warrior, Jesse's friends discover that something is wrong... something dreadful. Terror is unleashed, and you must set out on a quest to find The Order of the Stone if you are to save your world from oblivion.
You can find the latest info on 'Minecraft: Story Mode' linked from our Video Game Release Schedule.
Source: Telltale Games
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